A Dinka woman and son who were stealing $440,000 a WEEK from taxpayers at height of childcare scam are jailed over $6M fraud

B818A8A4-C9F5-42D3-B4D1-662D70CD11DC.jpegRosa Riak was sentenced to four years in jail for a conspiracy to defraud the Commonwealth Department of Education – by making false childcare claims that earned her $440,000 a week at the height of the scam

A South Sudanese mother and son defrauded the Australian government of $440,000 a week at the height of a childcare scam that pocketed them $6million dollars.

Rosa Riak and Kuol Deng were both sentenced to four years in jail at Melbourne County Court on Wednesday for making false subsidy claims through different childcare businesses.

Riak’s daughter Achai Deng was also sentenced to 18 months in jail, but released immediately on a good behavior bond.

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